-H.M.S. Hood Crew Information-
H.M.S. Hood Rolls of Honour
Memorials to Men Lost in the Sinking of Hood, 24th May 1941

Updated 01-May-2018

We will remember them
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In Remembrance of

Photo of Stoker 2nd Class Francis Hobson Holland, courtesy of his nephew, Richard Gibbon, March 2018

Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Stoker 2nd Class
Service Number: P/KX 113269
Date Joined Hood: Unknown
Biographical Information: "Frank" as he was known, was born on 11 May 1915 in Middlesbrough, Yorkshire to Thomas and Hannah Holland (nee Tighe). He was the oldest of six children, the others being Margaret (Peggy), Eileen, Sheila, Joyce and Jean (who were twins). The family later lived in Billingham, County Durham.

Frank was the husband of Marjorie Holland. He was 26 years old at the time of his loss. We have no additional information.

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Memorial Information
Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Panel 56, Column 1 (click to view panel)
Also memorialised at
Hood Chapel, Church of St John the Baptist, Boldre, Hampshire
Additional Photographs
None at this time.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
His nephew, Richard Gibbon (photo & information, March 2018)
‘Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings’ (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009